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John Bugg

Prof. John Bugg


BA St. Mary's University; MA Fordham University; PhD Princeton University

Research and Teaching Interests: British romanticism; legal and political history; romantic-era print culture; empire and abolitionism; peace studies


About John Bugg

John Bugg is author of Five Long Winters: The Trials of British Romanticism (Stanford University Press, 2014), and editor of The Joseph Johnson Letterbook (Oxford University Press, 2016). His essays and reviews have appeared in PMLA, ELH, Eighteenth-Century Studies, TLS, Romanticism, The Huntington Library Quarterly, European Romantic Review, and Keats-Shelley Journal. His book Treaty Poetics: British Literature and Peace, 1783-1818 is forthcoming from Oxford University Press. He has held fellowships from the Whiting Foundation, the Society of Fellows at Columbia University, and the National Endowment for the Humanities. He is co-founder, with Sarah Zimmerman, of the Fordham Romanticism Group